Helen C. Noto
Helen C. Noto
  • December 22, 1929 - December 19, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Helen Christine Hallman Noto, age 87, passed peacefully and quietly into eternal rest on December 19, 2017 in the City of New Orleans.

She was the beloved wife for 66 years to James Gregory Noto who preceded her in death on February 16, 2016.

Loving mother to Gregory James Noto (Sharon) and Charlotte Ann Noto Ayo (Ricky). Loving grandmother to Ellen Noto Pelle (Michael), Rebecca Noto Dubois, Katherine Noto Gibbs (Michael), Ricky Ayo, Jr. (Kacie), Ryan Ayo (Lyndsey) and Brandon Ford (Naomi). Great-grandmother to Jacob Pelle, Leah Gaspard, Nicholas Pelle, Annette Pelle, Naomi Pelle, Emmitt Dubois, Amelia Dubois, Beau Gibbs, Luke Gibbs, Kinsley Ayo and Keegan Ayo. She is also survived by her brother Jimmy Hallman and her sister Betty Lou Blaylock.

She is preceded in death by her parents M.V. Hallman and Maggie Hallman; her siblings L.V. “Buddy” Hallman, Bill Hallman, David Hallman, Elizabeth “Sister” Adams and Bobbie Bouchard.

She was a longtime devoted friend and employee of Lakeview Salon of Beauty. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who was known for her fudge, lemon pie and spaghetti and meatballs. She will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. She also enjoyed hand-feeding meatballs to her beloved German Shepherds, Chopper and Lady. The family wishes to especially thank the entire staff of St. Margaret’s Nursing Home in New Orleans for their loving care and attention to Mrs. Noto’s needs.

Relatives, friends, and neighbors from St. Margaret’s Nursing Home and Whitney Place Condos in Metairie are all invited to attend the funeral service at Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home in New Orleans on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. until service time.